Cabinet: Marshall Turns Over Portfolio To Acheson

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362632_1_1
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USA
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1949  (Actual Year)
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00:29:06 - 00:29:51
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1537
022-212-01
Jumpy, grainy, dull in contrast and imagery Pinehurst, North Carolina, George C. Marshall, wartime Army Chief and of late the U.S. Secretary of State, poses with Mrs. Marshall following his resignation. He is recuperating from a recent operation. In Washington, Dean Acheson, the present Undersecretary of State has been named by President Truman to replace Mr. Marshall. James E. Webb moves up into Acheson's present post.